On Fri, Aug 13, 2004 at 08:35:46PM -0700, Your Name said:
> i have a server that's running FreeBSD 4.7 and the security patches are
> up to date but most software hasn't been upgraded in a long time. im
> trying to do some basic maintenance and there are some problems.
> First i want to upgrade Emacs from an older version, but when i try to do
> this from ports it starts trying to install a whole bunch of X stuff.
> This is just a server box, and i dont want to have _any_ X running on it.
> Is there a way i can get Emacs current? i didn't originally set this
> machine up, but Emacs is installed from Ports and theres no X on the
> machine, so i dont know how it was originally done.

Set WITHOUT_X11=true on your make command, or set the same flag in
/etc/make.conf which will pass it to all future makes.

By the way, your emails are coming through with your first and last name
set to "Your Name."

Adam Smith
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